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SubjectRe: [linux-sunxi] Cedrus driver
On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 12:20:59PM +0100, Thomas van Kleef wrote:
> > So, I have been rebasing to 4.14.0 and have the cedrus driver working.
> I have pulled linux-mainline 4.14.0. Then pulled the requests2 branch from Hans
> Verkuil's media_tree. I have a patch available of the merge between these 2
> branches.
> After this I pulled the sunxi-cedrus repository from Florent Revests github. I
> believe this one is the same as the ones you are cloning right now.
> I have merged this and have a patch available for this as well.
> So to summarize:
> o pulled linux 4.14 from:
> o pulled requests2 from:
> will be replaced with the work, when it is done, in:
> o pulled linux-sunxi-cedrus from:
> o merged and made patch between linux4.14 and requests2
> o merged and made patch with linux-sunxi-cedrus
> o Verified that the video-engine is decofing mpeg-2 on the Allwinner A20.
> So maybe if someone is interested in this, I could place the patches somewhere?
> Just let me know.

Please create a pull request on the github repo. The point we set it
up was to share code. Forking repos and so on is kind of pointless.

> It would be nice to be able to play a file, so I would have to prepare our
> custom player and make a patch between the current sunxi-cedrus-drv-video and
> the one on
> So I will start with this if there is any interest.
> Should I be working in sunxi-next I wonder?

I'd rather stick on 4.14. sunxi-next wouldn't bring any benefit, and
we want to provide something that works first, and always merging next
will always distract us from the actual code.


Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
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